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At ICPPD we are currently busy marketing and advertising our programmes due to commence at the end of September. I was thinking about the natural journey of personal and professional development in my own life, beginning with a personal development course and a programme on family studies from NUI Maynooth.
Side impacts to the head can be just as dangerous as frontal impacts, new research suggests, which was published this week in the international scientific journal Soft Matter.
Brain injury specialists, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (ABI Ireland), have developed and launched a concussion application for smartphones with the support of Medtronic, one of the world’s largest medical technology, services, and solutions companies.
Dr Michael O’Brien from Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital will deliver a talk on concussion and its management in sport at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) on November 12.
A UCD professor who conducted a study of cyclists with fatal head injuries is recommending bicycle helmets be worn to protect against head injuries in the event of a collision, particularly at speeds of less than 50km/h.
For the second time, Honda is set to sponsor the Wings for Life World Run in Ireland, as official vehicle partner. This year’s race takes place in Dun Laoghaire on May 3. As vehicle sponsor for the Irish race, Honda will provide the official race and support cars for the event, including the unique moving finish line, a Honda CR-V Catcher Car driven by Simon Zebo.
Service users of Quest compiled an information brochure to aide other people who have suffered an acquired brain injury. The bropchure was launched to acknowledge Brain Awareness Week 2015.
Patients attending a minor injuries unit are in and out of the centre in less than an hour, according to the Roscommon Hospital-Saolta University Health Care Group.
As we age, it is normal for our memory and other brain functions to decline. There is little point in living to 100 if our brain is not functioning properly. Throughout our lives new brain cells are being created in a process called neurogenesis (neuro means nerve and genesis means birth). Even in people with Alzheimer’s new brain cells are being created. However we need to have these brain cells functioning at full capacity; hence the importance of exercise and diet. Next we need to engage these new cells so these new brain cells begin communicating with each other, rejuvenating our brain’s abilities.